Jan 9, 2017
A Wild Learning Experience in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
KwaZulu Natal is as exotic as it sounds. After coming alongside in Durban we left the ship for what would promise to be the experience of a lifetime.
Dec 15, 2016
Making Memories in Mauritius
Mauritius is probably most known as being the former home of the extinct dodo bird. Much of the tourism on the island seems to focus on this famous extinct creature...
Dec 6, 2016
The Maldives: Many Islands, Many Perspectives
Our time spent in the Maldives consisted of mostly shore leave so everyone’s experiences varied. One sentiment that seemed fairly consistent however was the culture...
Nov 22, 2016
Students of Sorlandet: Herman W.
My interview with Herman W marks the beginning of a series of interviews with students to document their journey and convey their perspective of this crazy journey...
Nov 2, 2016
Sri Lanka: In Search of Elephants and Enlightenment
When we came into port we were introduced to Sri Lanka by a mix of rustic brick buildings, new construction, beautiful temples, and a stupa which stood high above...
Oct 21, 2016
Christmas Island: A Generous and Welcoming Community
First and foremost, we, the crew of Sorlandet would like to thank the people of Christmas Island for their hospitality. Christmas Island was the most welcoming and...
Oct 2, 2016
Bali: Understanding Beliefs, Philosophies and Traditions
The first day of field studies started when we stepped off the ship and were greeted with sixteen brightly coloured convertible jeeps. We rode out of the city to...
Sep 24, 2016
Brunei: Bridges, Boats and Bugs
Brunei was a busy port with three full days of field studies. Each of the three days was devoted to a single aspect of Bruneian society: local culture, exploration...
Sep 4, 2016
Vietnam: An Enriching Experience
Vietnam marked the beginning of our field studies. We had three very busy days full of enriching experiences that opened our eyes to different perspectives on the...
Aug 21, 2016
The first week was all about adjustments. The students and faculty are slowly becoming accustomed to maritime life which has been a challenge physically and mentally....
Jun 3, 2016
Ostriches, mountains and aloe, oh my! In a pastel colored port that at first glance offers European designer shops and western luxuries, the A+ World Academy found...